September 25, 2020

UW receives $1 million to further advancement of women with disabilities in STEM Careers

Read how UW-IT’s DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) is partnering with Prof. Cecilia Aragon and others on a new project to advance the career of women with disabilities in STEM fields. Aragon, a professor in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering, hopes the project will address systemic issues that impact career advancement…

April 21, 2020

Increased storage for SharePoint Online sites, Microsoft Teams and Office 365 Groups

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The default storage space for UW SharePoint Online sites, Microsoft Teams, and Office 365 Groups has been expanded to 25TB by UW Information Technology.

March 20, 2020

Scheduling office hours? Turn on the Waiting Room option in Zoom

Control when someone joins your Zoom meeting by turning on the Waiting Room. Learn how to enable this feature and admit attendees one by one or all at once. Enable the Zoom Waiting Room in your settings.

January 29, 2020

Take advantage of UW’s EDUCAUSE membership and propose a conference talk

Submit a proposal by Feb. 13 and share your knowledge and ideas at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, one of the largest higher education IT conferences in the country. With UW’s EDUCAUSE membership, you can take advantage of the content available on best practices and professional development opportunities too. Simply choose “University of Washington” when you log…

January 14, 2020

UW supports equal access to online resources for students across state

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Students in tens of thousands of classrooms rely on the K-20 Education Network to connect to a rich array of online resources — no matter how remote their location. The UW plays a major role in supporting the network, with UW Information Technology providing operations, engineering and 24×7 support. This support is part of the…

January 8, 2020

Office of Academic Personnel partners with UW-IT to reduce its reliance on paper files

Earlier this year, the Office of Academic Personnel (OAP) worked with UW Information Technology and Records Management Services to move to UW-IT’s Enterprise Document Management system. Read how this partnership and new system has reduced OAP’s reliance on paper files, while also making records management more efficient.

December 4, 2019

Electronic signatures continues to prove its value

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Read how the UW’s Human Subjects Division added eSignatures to a growing array of administrative tools to help researchers ease their quest for volunteers. Nearly 60 groups or departments are now using eSignatures, supporting the University’s initiative to go paperless while increasing administrative efficiencies. Find out how in the latest story in UW-IT’s 2019 A…

November 25, 2019

Google Shared Drive offers online collaboration space

Collaborate more easily with Google Shared Drive, where online documents are owned by the Google Shared Drive, not an individual.

September 13, 2019

Disasters don’t plan ahead, but you should

Be prepared and check out the UW-IT’s Business Continuity Toolkit  for ideas on how to share important departmental updates and information during emergency events.